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2 Samuel 23:14

    2 Samuel 23:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And David was then in an hold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And David was then in an hold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And David was then in the stronghold; and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Beth-lehem.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And at that time David had taken cover in the strong place, and an armed force of the Philistines was in Beth-lehem.

    Webster's Revision

    And David was then in the stronghold; and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Beth-lehem.

    World English Bible

    David was then in the stronghold; and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And David was then in the hold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Beth-lehem.

    Definitions for 2 Samuel 23:14

    Garrison - A guard, watch or patrol.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 23:14

    In an hold - In "the hold" 1 Chronicles 11:16 close to the cave of Adullam (marginal reference note). It shows the power and daring of the Philistines that they should hold a post so far in the country as Bethlehem.